Identifier:1986 OH 121
Description:This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ronald Connelley, Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University graduating in the early 1930's. Mr. Connelley discusses his days spent at EKU.
Rights:Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
Interviewer:Ellis, William E.
Time Summary:00:00 - 01:20 Introduction
01:20 - 02:10 Ronald Connelley an Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University graduating in the early 1930's. Mr. Connelley was born February 14, 1906, Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky.
02:10 - 04:10 Discussed educational background.
04:10 - 06:40 Discussed growing up years and working in Mercantile business with Father.
06:40 - 11:00 Continued with stories of educational background also playing basketball.
11:00 - 14:00 Comments on first teaching job.
14:00 - 16:00 Discussed first impression of EKU.
16:00 - 20:00 Discusses Faculty.
20:00 - 22:00 Comments on pitching baseball on weekends to help support his education.
22:00 - 23:00 Reminiscences about mates.
23:00 - 27:00 Talks about his entering service as an enlisted man.
27:00 - 31:00 Discusses his teaching career.
31:00 - 40:00 Continued discussion of teaching.